dyson airwrap overheating

If your Dyson Airwrap overheating then make sure to follow the guide until the end!

Even though the Dyson Airwrap is a wonderful and multi-functional styler, its advanced technology sometimes leads to overheating.

Throughout the guide, you’ll find helpful ways to decrease the Dyson Airwrap temperatures and solve the overheating permanently!

There are many factors that cause the Airwrap to overheat, including clogged air vents, dirty filters, inappropriate fixing of attachments, and incorrect settings. However, the high temperatures can be fixed easily in 5 minutes by following the guide below!

Let’s move into detail to discuss the Airwrap overheating issue!

Why Is Dyson Airwrap Keeps Overheating?

why do dyson airwrap overheating

If your Airwrap is overheating, it’s obviously not good for the device because it could cause damage to it.

That’s why it is important to be aware of the potential causes that can produce the Airwrap high temperatures and only then proceed with the troubleshooting.

Following are all the possible causes of your Airwrap overheating:

  • Incorrect Airwrap Settings
  • Blocked Air Vents
  • Dirty and Clogged Air Filters of Airwrap
  • Excessive Use Of Airwrap
  • Faulty Brushes Attachment
  • Use Of Airwrap in Bad Ventilation Area

These are the possible reasons why the Dyson Airwrap is overheating and luckily we’ve managed to find a solution for each of them.

To learn more, keep reading!

There is no need to worry because now we will learn how to fix the overheating Airwrap!

Dyson Airwrap Overheating? – Easy Troubleshooting Guide!

how fix dyson overheating

Overheating is one of the most significant problems! There’s no need to worry because by using the methods in our guide, you’ll surely solve the issue.

However, be sure to follow each method and step in a proper way as discussed, so the overheating issue can be fixed in a proper way.

Test the Airwrap For Overheating!

You need to do a test on your device to confirm if it is overheating before we go on to troubleshooting solutions.

Simply put your palm on the top rear of the Airwrap!

If it’s too hot to touch and there is a weird odor your Dyson Airwrap is overheating!

Now that we know for sure that the Dyson Airwrap is overheating let’s solve the issue! 

Solution #1 Cool Down The Dyson Airwrap

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The thermostat and motor of the Airwrap heat up from continuous use without any gaps, which eventually causes the entire device to become too hot.

Moreover, the Airwrap will automatically turn off for safety purposes when this overheating exceeds a certain level. 

Therefore, cooling down the device is one of the best and most rapid solutions to prevent the device from overheating and experiencing more damage.

Here is how to cool down the Airwrap:

  1. Turn OFF the Dyson Airwrap by flipping the Power button down.
  2. Unplug the device’s Power Cord from the Power Source.
  3. Leave the unit unplugged for about 20 minutes to let it cool completely.
  4. After that, plugged the Dyson Airwrap power cord back into the outlet.
Tip: Make sure to use the Airwrap in shorter breaks if you intended to use it longer!

Solution #2 Fix The Attachment Properly 

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Dyson Airwrap already has different attachments and brushes, but when you fix the attachment with the Airwrap in the wrong way, it could cause heat build-up in the device.

This is what produces the high heat and gradually the Dyson Airwrap begins to overheat. 

Solution: It’s important to use the model attachments in a proper way.

Here is a way to properly fix the Dyson Airwrap with an attachment:

  1. Take any attachment from your Airwrap and put it aside.
  2. Then, hold the attachment cool tip and rotate it to select the mode of that attachment.
  3. Next, turn on your Airwrap from the Power button.
  4. Next, select the Temperature Settings Level same as the Airflow Settings.

Now would be a great time to perform a test to see if the Dyson Airwrap will overheat!

Tip: You can also follow Airwrap's manual guide for guidance on attaching attachments properly.

Solution #3 Reconfigure The Airwrap Settings

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Along with the inaccurate Airwrap attachment, incorrect settings will also end up causing the device to overheat.

The Dyson Airwrap has different settings for airflow and temperature as well, so there is a possibility that the airflow and temperature settings are set incompatible!

  • Simply check if the level of airflow is the same as the level of temperature!

When the level of temperature or airflow for the device becomes inappropriate, it will cause the device to overheat, as well as affect the thermal motor and device performance.

Such occurrences will ultimately lead to diminishing the device’s lifespan.

Solution #4 Clean The Air Filter Cage

There is a Filter Cage placed at the end of the Airwrap to protect it from overheating. 

It’s possible, however, that your Airwrap filters are clogged and that’s why the air is not flowing from the device properly.

clean the air filter cage

This is what ultimately leads to the device’s overheating and what you need to do is clean the air filter cage to decrease the temperatures!

Alert: Make sure that the Airwrap is unplugged from power and cooled before cleaning!

Here is how to clean the Dyson Airwrap filter:

  1. Place your Dyson Airwrap onto the table.
  2. Take a Dyson Filter Cleaning Brush and slide it onto the Airwrap filter.
  3. Carefully rotate the cleaning brush for 2 minutes on the filter to clean the filter dirt.
  4. Next, slide out the cleaning brush from the device and place it aside.
  5. Then, hold the Airwrap in your hand and carefully pull the filter cage to detach it.
  6. Wash the filter cage under warm water and rub its inner area with your fingers.
  7. Leave the filter cage to dry completely (2 hours).

While the filter is drying, use a cleaning brush and rotate it on the filter mesh area on Airwrap to clean the debris from it.

Once the filter is dried completely, place it back into the device properly.

After cleaning the Airwrap filter, plugged your device into the outlet and make sure to use the correct attachments and settings. Then check whether it is still overheating.

Tip: Clean your Dyson Airwrap filter cage at least once a week!

Solution #5 Manually Cool The Device Down!

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There are quite a few important factors, sometimes involving the environment and other times the nature elements.

Follow the steps below to decrease the temperature of your Dyson Airwrap and hopefully find a permanent solution as a result.

  • Prevent Direct Sunlight before using the Dyson Airwrap
  • Remove any Heat Conductors near the Airwrap
  • Inspect the Power Cable & Wall Outlet for malfunction
  • Don’t use the Dyson Airwrap in a hot environment
  • Ventilate the room by opening the window

This should be enough to keep the temperatures in your Dyson Airwrap low for as long as you’re using the device.

The overheating probably appear if the device is hot before the operation, leading to excess heat that causes the overheating.

Tip: Thoroughly inspect the device for any wrapped hair or clogged openings!

Solution #6 Store In Ventilated Area 

store in a ventilated area

It is important to install and use the Dyson Airwrap in a place with good ventilation

The performance of the device and motor might often be affected by insufficient airflow, and when a device is used continuously for a prolonged period of time, it starts to overheat.

Hence, be sure to set up your Airwrap in a ventilated area before using it. 

Use the Airwrap as well by taking breaks between long durations of use. This will help you prolong the lifespan of the device and avoid overheating issues in the future!

Need More Help?

If you have already tried the all above troubleshooting solutions from our guide but your Dyson Airwrap is still overheating, then there may be other issues with your device.

Simply contact Dyson Support for more help in resolving the high temperatures with your Dyson Airwrap.

Note: Don't forget to share with them what you have already tried to fix the issue!

Quick Recap:

Whenever your Dyson Airwrap overheating, unplug your device and leave it to cool down completely. Clean the Airwrap ducts on a weekly basis and also make sure to use the attachments and device settings properly to prevent Airwrap from overheating.

Check out our blog for more troubleshooting guides on Dyson products!

Nicole B